You may have heard of Beyoncé’s latest jaw-dropping creation, her musical film/visual album Black is King, directed by Beyoncé herself.
The entire album is an ode to the Black ancestry and has become even more relevant with the Black Lives Matter movement of 2020.
The massive array of exquisite costumes shown in the film only further expands on the beauty of African heritage.
Styled by long-time stylist Zerina Akers, Queen B appeared in many different outfits, each more impressive than the next.
But there was one particular outfit Beyoncé wore by Beirut-born label Ashi Studio, launched by Saudi designer Mohammed Ashi, that was particularly striking.
The custom-made outfit was handcrafted with exotic feathers and took hours of work to create.
“Mr. Ashi was honored to create this elaborate hand-made embroidered piece, which took 70 hours of work, that was featured in the Black is King film released by Disney and directed by Beyonce yesterday in the states,” said Ashi Studio in a post.
It is not the first time Beyoncé is draped in designs from Lebanon. The Grammy Award-winning artist is no stranger to the world of Lebanese designs.
In addition, she wore Ashi Studio for the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 concert in South Africa.
The masterpiece, Black is King, which Beyoncé called her “labor of love” and “passion project,” is out now on Disney+.
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